Senior Database Administrator
HR Genie
Cape Town, South Africa
4d ago
source : Job Placements

Our client in the IT industry is looking for a Senior Database Administrator to join their team.

  • Duties and Responsibilities :
  • Design it : ensure that your storage solution is designed not just for now, but for the growth of years to come. Think 100x the current volumes.
  • Build it : deliver great solutions that are proven to meet the data needs of the product as well as your colleagues in Support and Operations, whilst keeping up with industry best practices.
  • Test it : be accountable for your own testing and for the overall quality of your output, youll make sure testing happens fast, frequently, and effectively.
  • You will also be involved in peer-reviewing other engineers work.

  • Run it : check that everything is working as expected and go hunting for problems to solve, to constantly improve the solution.
  • Document Everything : make sure we have top class and up-to-date technical and use case documentation.
  • Measure & maintain it : make sure that you can properly monitor your solutions, measure their performance and ensure their healthy running operations.
  • You are responsible for its 24x7 uptime, backup, and general maintenance of it!

  • Support & collaborate : Support other team members and engage with users across the company to identify ways to improve and build upon the capabilities of the Platform.
  • Key Skills

  • A great understanding of T-SQL and SQL Server 2016 .
  • Expertise and experience in data storage scaling strategies, particularly partitioning, archiving, table growth, and index maintenance.
  • Extensive experience maintaining, tuning, and optimizing stored procedures and T-SQL code.
  • Experience with cloud-based implementations (preferably Azure) is a must.
  • Experience with infrastructure concepts such as storage pools, availability groups, read-only replicas, Windows Failover Cluster, AG listeners, database patching.
  • Experience with Powershell and automation in general.
  • Experience with No-SQL Databases (ideally MongoDB or similar document-based databases) will be considered advantageous.
  • Some experience working with messaging technologies (preferably Kafka) is a plus.
  • Ability to work well in a dynamic, fast-paced environment and to pick up new skill sets quickly.
  • A passion for detail and problem solving, with excellent verbal and
  • Job Role : Senior Database Administrator
  • Industry : IT / Telecommunications
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Required Skills

    5 Years of Experience


    5 years of experience of production data engineering and delivery, with experience working on high-volume data storage systems.

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